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sparse
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
not dense; or few in number and spread out
  • His eyes leaked continuously with excitement, and when I took the bag and umbrella from his hands he began to pull so incessantly at his sparse gray beard that I had difficulty in getting off his coat.
    p. 167.4

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